Summary:Assists with developing and leading classroom activities and developmentally appropriate programs.Detailed responsibilities:Applies knowledge of learning principles to engage the children in appropriate activities.
Works collaboratively with the teacher to assess learning/development needs and to develop age appropriate learning solutions.
Assist the teacher with implementing the teaching schedule and curriculum.
Assist teachers with course progress report procedures.
Supervises children to ensure safety. Ensures classroom meets local licensing standards.
Attends periodical staff meetings.
Follows accreditation and licensing policies and practices.
Competencies and skills:Essential:STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: Communicates effectively with various audiences using the most appropriate method for the situation.
PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
AGE-SPECIFIC CARE - EARLY CHILDHOOD: Uses age-specific developmental principles when providing care for the early childhood patient.
PATIENT SAFETY - ANCILLARY/SUPPORT: Contributes to a safe patient care environment.
Education:Credentials:Essential:DCF 45-hour Certification
Other information:Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Work Experience: Six months experience working or volunteering with children.Requires full Level 2 Background Screening at hire and every 5 years following.Working conditions:Essential:Bending and Stooping 60.00%
Keyboard Entry 60.00%
Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 60.00%
Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 40.00%
Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 60.00%
Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 40.00%
Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg 60.00%
Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 60.00%
Audible Speech 60.00%
Hearing Acuity 60.00%
Smelling Acuity 40.00%
Depth Perception 60.00%
Distinguish Color 60.00%
Seeing - Far 60.00%
Seeing - Near 60.00%
Bio hazardous Waste 40.00%
Biological Hazards - Respiratory 40.00%
Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 40.00%
Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 40.00%
Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 40.00%
Computer Monitor 60.00%
Domestic Animals 40.00%
Extreme Heat/Cold 20.00%
Fire Risk 20.00%
Heating Devices 20.00%
Moving Mechanical Parts 40.00%
Needles/Sharp Objects 40.00%
Potential for Physical Assault 20.00%
Wet or Slippery Surfaces 40.00%
Organizational Profile:Since the opening of the one-story, 100-bed Memorial Hospital in 1953, the South Florida community has benefited from caring and compassionate healthcare at Memorial Regional Hospital. Today, with 553 beds and as the flagship facility of Memorial Healthcare System, Memorial Regional Hospital is one of Florida's largest and most sophisticated hospitals, offering leading-edge care and technologies. Services include:Medical and Surgical Services
Emergency Room and Level I Trauma Center
Memorial Cancer Institute
Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Memorial Neuroscience Institute
The Family Birthplace
Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
We are also home to a team of dedicated professionals, all of whom deliver nationally recognized, award-winning care. Memorial Regional Hospital has received Press Ganey's Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Satisfaction (Inpatient Behavioral Health) for three consecutive years, has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, and for the last seven years has received the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association.Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.Memorial Healthcare System recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any factor prohibited by law.We are proud to offer Veteran’s Preference to former military, reservists and military spouses (including widows and widowers). You must indicate your status on your application to take advantage of this program.